French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)

Institut Catholique de Paris

Course Description

  • Course Name

    French Language: B2-1 (Advanced)

  • Host University

    Institut Catholique de Paris

  • Location

    Paris, France

  • Area of Study

    French

  • Language Level

    Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

    72 - 108
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4 - 7
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7 - 10
  • Overview

    OBJECTIVES PART 1:

    -Communication:
    Characterize and foreground
    Criticize

    -Linquistic:
    Compound relative pronouns with simple prepositions (ex: which at, who, which on?)
    Demonstratives and relatives
    The one who, that of, it?s ? who, it?s? that
    It?s + preposition?. That
    Completives after verbs of opinion: indicative and subjunctive
    Reminder of temporal system: the length, precedence, simultaneity, posterity

    -Vocabulary:
    Vocabulary of positive and negative characterization (ex: adjectives: extraordinary, marvelous?)
    The figurative sense of colors, symbols, metonymy (ex: to have a drink)
    The vocabulary of critics (adjective ? verb- adverb)

    OBJECTIVES PART 2:

    -Communication:
    Compare social behaviors, ideas and tastes

    -Linguistics:
    Indefinite: each, all, some, nobody?
    Comparatives and superlatives:
    More ?than, as much as, like
    The position of the adjective

    -Vocabulary:
    Vocabulary of ads and touristic leaflets (ex: laudatory vocabulary?)

    OBJECTIVES PART 3:

    -Communication:
    Introduce and defend a point of view

    -Linguistics:
    The reason: gerundive
    Consequence: if, so much, so much that
    Purpose: in order to, so as to
    Opposition, conceding and restriction
    Whereas/ although/ in spite of/ yet

    -Vocabulary:
    Vocabulary of social life

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.